Families March to San Ysidro High School to Protest Bus Route Cuts

On July 16, 2019, a group of about 30 people – including parents and students – walked several miles to San Ysidro High School in south San Diego County to protest cuts to school bus routes.

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On July 16, 2019, a group of about 30 people – including parents and students – walked several miles to San Ysidro High School in south San Diego County to protest cuts to school bus routes.
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The Sweetwater Union High School District said cutting those school bus routes is necessary for budgetary reasons. NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 followed the demonstrators on their march; many parents and students said they were upset and disappointed.
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The demonstration began at 9 a.m., with the group marching from Willow Elementary School at 226 Willow Rd. to San Ysidro High School at 5353 Airway Rd.
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Once they arrived at San Ysidro High School, a group of parents kneeled in front of the entrance to the campus, begging school officials not to cancel the bus routes.
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The school principal said he would call the police if the group did not leave; officers arrived a short time later but by that time, the peaceful demonstration was wrapping up.
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